Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and select members of the 2014 national championship Buckeyes football team will be hosted by the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday, April 8 as part of "Opening Night" at Great American Ball Park, according to a release Tuesday by the school. The Reds host the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Meyer and members of the team will participate in a variety of activities, including throwing out simultaneous ceremonial first pitches, accepting the "Reds Country Athletic Achievement Award," holding a giant American flag during the National Anthem and walking the "Reds Carpet" in the fan zone during the first inning.
The 2014 national championship trophy will also be on display in the Fan Zone throughout the game and Brutus will also be in attendance.
Also, the Reds will donate $1 of every regular adult ticket purchased between April 1 and April 7 to the Urban and Shelley Fund for Cancer Research.